Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


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    SCRANTON — Members of the Abington Heights Comets Football team walked through The Mall at Steamtown with bags full. It wasn’t last-minute shopping, but a last-minute delivery. Presents they would give to complete strangers. “We’re so blessed as a team and grateful for everything that we have, so when you have the opportunity to give back to the community and help those less fortunate, it really means a lot to us,” said Abington Heights junior Colin McCreary. “It puts a smile on […]

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    Toy Shop Provides Christmas for Families

    SCRANTON — A service organization in Scranton provides the kind of last-minute shopping you might not think about. Close to 1,000 families will have presents for Christmas thanks to donations through United Neighborhood Centers. It’s no fancy department store, but you’re sure to see a lot more smiles in this toy shop. “This means a whole lot. This year has been a really tough year for me.” Hundreds of people lined up at United Neighborhood Centers Progressive Center. It could […]

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    Tenants Preparing to Move into Historic Old School

    SCRANTON — The old North Scranton Junior High School that has turned into apartments for senior citizens is expected to start accepting tenants after Christmas. For those folks who remember what it was like growing up with the old school, it is the end of one era and the beginning of another. People who live in north Scranton know that this was a long time coming. It was more than 20 years ago North Scranton Junior High School closed and […]

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    Scranton School Taxes to Go Up

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    Harrison Avenue Bridge: From The Bottom Up

    SCRANTON — PennDOT is about half way through the biggest bridge project the city of Scranton has seen in almost a century. But if you use the Harrison Avenue bridge it may not seem like work crews are that far along. You may not have seen the work going on in Scranton because most of it is going on 150 feet below the road. The new bridge will replace one about 90 years old that goes over the Roaring Brook gorge. […]

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    Neighborhood Watch Makes Plans for Community Center

    SCRANTON — Members of a neighborhood watch in Scranton overcame a big hurdle this month. The group purchased a vacant property in the city’s west side and plans to turn it into a community center: While many people pass the plain building on Washburn Street in Scranton and see decay, members of the West Scranton Neighborhood Watch see potential. Rooms there could be a learning center; the warehouse in the back is perfect for a multi-purpose gym. That’s what West […]

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    Progress Report for Pioneer Plaza

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    Could The Globe Become Lackawanna County Offices?

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    Two Injured in Dickson City Fire

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    Carbondale’s Masonic Temple Comes Down

    CARBONDALE — A piece of Carbondale’s history was torn down Wednesday. The Masonic Temple was one of the city’s oldest buildings, but it’s been deteriorating for more than a decade. For about 15 decades, the Carbondale Masonic Temple stood over Salem Avenue, its last decade the saddest of its long history. The building’s been off limits since 2004 when its exterior started to fall apart. Many blame an absentee landlord. “We actually were on the roof several years ago,” recalled […]

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    SCRANTON — This unusually warm December has its pros and cons. Ski resorts would love cold and snow, but other businesses say the warm weather is benefiting their bottom line. Downtown Scranton boasts buildings with a certain century-old charm. That charm, however, comes at a price. “It’s pretty darn drafty. In a bad year this building, just the Albright alone, can run $8,000-$10,000 a year just for heat,” said Jack Finnerty, Director of Albright Memorial Library. Finnerty said every dollar […]

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